2. Jackson was under-recruited coming out of high school.
He was considered a three-star recruit in 247Sports’ composite rankings and didn’t gain notice until late into his junior year. But he went on to win the Heisman Trophy for Louisville in 2016 in another record breaker: He was the youngest player ever to win college football’s top individual prize, at just 19 years, 337 days, and he was the first Louisville player to win the Heisman.
3. He has an unusual way of practicing play-calling.
Jackson grew up with rapper Kodak Black, who attended the game in Baltimore last Sunday and saw his childhood friend from Pompano Beach, Fla., lead the Ravens to a win that clinched the AFC North title. The two went to elementary school together.